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  Crash tests ensure safe design standards
 
  Dear Sir or Madam,

convert your car to fit your own needs. Many things are possible, from a ramp to a suitable rear cutout. But where are such conversions actually tested in advance and how are new solutions developed? Find out in our current interview.

Have a sunny week!
Simone Ernst
Editorial team REHACARE.com
 
 
Graphic: 14 to 17 September 2022, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany
 
 
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Research and development: crash tests ensure safe design standards
We asked ...
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When it comes to mobility, safety requirements take top priority. To drive research and development in this specific area, the company newly founded a research and development company, which operates separately from the successful car conversion entity. Its competence center for mobile safety opened its doors in 2021 in Apen, Germany.
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2022 Paralympic Games: Ottobock welcomes a positive outcome
Recreation & Culture
 
 
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Ottobock's technical service helps athletes to succeed. During the Paralympic Winter Games the technicians carried out almost 400 repairs in total during the Games. Ottobock is already preparing for the Paralympic Summer Games and named Wheelchair fencer Bebe Vio as the new Ottobock ambassador.
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Hannah B. – That's how she rolls
How we roll
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More awareness in everyday life – that's what Hannah B. wishes from society in regards to disabilities and their various forms. On REHACARE.com, the 25-year-old from Berlin reveals who or what restored her lost self-confidence and how she rolls otherwise.
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New clinical research will test brain's ability to adapt to advanced bionic limbs
Research & Health
 
 
Photo: Colorful Prosthetics lying in a circle; Copyright: Nick Leyva '15
 
The research, led by Limbitless Solutions, Wolfson Children's Hospital of Jacksonville and Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville, aims to improve prosthetic mastery in children born without limbs. The study combines advanced imaging techniques with novel prosthetics and video-game-based training to evaluate motor cortex engagement.
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People with multiple sclerosis benefit from telehealth services
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The Kessler Foundation study examined that during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth services were well liked and highly utilized by individuals with multiple sclerosis.
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Older Japanese dog owners may face lower risk of disability than non-dog owners
Research & Health
 
 
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Dog owners were approximately half as likely to have a disability. This is the result of a study from the National Institute for Environmental Studies in Tsukuba, Japan.
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